• Why Google, Facebook and Twitter are under pressure | Rana Report
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    Why Google, Facebook and Twitter are under pressure | Rana Report

    This is the week that the tide started to turn for Big Tech. In the US and Europe you’re seeing regulators push forward and force the Big Tech platform companies to make changes in their business model. Twitter over the last few days announced that it’s going to start policing political advertising. And now Facebook and Google are under pressure to do the same. In Europe, the antitrust commissioner Margrethe Vestager is talking about putting the burden of proof for consumer good on the Big Tech firms themselves when they’re embroiled in antitrust suits. That’s a big deal. Because it would allow some of the smaller players that claim they’ve…

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    Mark Zuckerberg testimony: what left the Facebook chief squirming? | Tech Wash

    Mark Zuckerberg has just testified to Congress for the first time in about a year. On this occasion the hearing in front of the House Financial Services Committee was ostensibly about Project Libra, Facebook’s attempts to create a new global digital currency. However, only about half the members of the committee seem that interested in Project Libra, despite its potential to upend global monetary systems and even challenge the dominance of the dollar. On Libra itself, the Facebook chief will consider his job relatively well done. He sounded a note of humility, talking about if, not when the project would launch, and also admitting that Facebook was not necessarily the…

  • Research Links Social Media Use To Mental Distress In Teens | Morning Joe | MSNBC
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    Research Links Social Media Use To Mental Distress In Teens | Morning Joe | MSNBC

    >>>A NEW REPORT POINTS TO>>>A NEW REPORT POINTS TO SOCIAL MEDIA AND SMARTPHONES AS SOCIAL MEDIA AND SMARTPHONES AS A POTENTIAL CAUSE OF MENTAL A POTENTIAL CAUSE OF MENTAL DISTRESS. DISTRESS. RESEARCHERS ANALYZE DOZENS OF RESEARCHERS ANALYZE DOZENS OF STUDIES AND THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS STUDIES AND THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON TEEN’S OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON TEEN’S WELLBEING IS ON THE RISE. WELLBEING IS ON THE RISE. SO IT MAY BE NO SURPRISE THAT SO IT MAY BE NO SURPRISE THAT EVEN WHEN THE TITANS OF THE TECH EVEN WHEN THE TITANS OF THE TECH INDUSTRY ADMIT TO LIMITING INDUSTRY ADMIT TO LIMITING SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN THEIR…

  • How podcasts became so popular
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    How podcasts became so popular

    – [Shaq] This is Shaq podcast. – [Ashley] In our new podcast. – [Anna] And we have a new podcast. – [Kara] Our very first podcast. – Influencers, celebrities, journalists, random friends of yours, everyone has a podcast. Spotify plans to spend $500 million on podcast related acquisitions this year alone. But why is this happening now? Podcasts have been around for over a decade. To understand what changed to make podcasts the phenomenon they are now, we have to, hold on. This is better. Okay, we have to look at the big picture. So yeah, podcasts came about because of Apple, iTunes and iPods. – Now we recently announced…

  • The 23 Code Street Podcast. EP1: What is code?
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    The 23 Code Street Podcast. EP1: What is code?

    SC: Welcome to the 23 Code Street podcast. We’re here to make technology more accessible. If technology is going to define our future, shouldn’t we all be a part of the conversation? I’m Serena AOB: and I’m Anisah SC: I can’t believe we’re finally recording a podcast — it’s kind of crazy! AOB: It’s a bit mad and it’s actually sweltering hot here at pod at White City Place. SC: It is boiling hot -for once it being warm in the UK is not an advantage. AOB: It’s actually brilliant though that we’re finally getting to talk a little a bit about technology and actually demystifying some of the things…

  • Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly – Marketplace Podcast
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    Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly – Marketplace Podcast

    Hey everybody. I’m Kai. And I’m Molly. This is a video thing for our new podcast. It’s called Make Me Smart. Yea, exactly. Because we don’t get to hang out that much. So when we do, we do a video. Pictures or it didn’t happen. Exactly. Hopefully you’ve already heard about this from our tweets, our many many tweets. A lot of tweets. Here’s why we’re doing it – These are interesting times. We need conversations that are going to be helpful to us understanding what is going on and that’s what we’re going to try to do. And it’s not just us. It’s you as well. And we’re going…

  • Learn Excel – Use Solver with VBA – Podcast 1830
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    Learn Excel – Use Solver with VBA – Podcast 1830

    MrExcel Podcast is Sponsored by Easy-XL Learn Excel from MrExcel Podcast, Episode 1830: Use Solver. Hey, welcome back to the MrExcel netcast, I’m Bill Jelen. Today’s question’s sent in by Haizen. Haizen is trying to arrange Transport for a number of employees– anywhere from 1 employee To 500 employees. And here’s what’s available to me– you can rent a Car for $200 with a capacity of 8, you can rent a Microbus for $230 with a capacity of 14, you can rent a Minibus for $400 with a capacity of 26, and he wants a formula to figure out the right number of Cars, Microbuses, and Minibuses. Alright, now, let’s…